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Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-08-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By ope135
I order a lot on line from Midway and others. ...

I order a lot on line from Midway and others. Same experience across the board...items out of stock, slower than normal deliveries, tracking issues. Just the times we're in right now. Hopefully,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-08-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By ope135
Know what you mean. Got a 6 inch Premier II for...

Know what you mean. Got a 6 inch Premier II for my 60th. Since you mention a revolver in .45, I suggest a Smith and Wesson Model 25-5 in .45 Colt. Don't shoot mine much, but it is a thing of...
Forum: Blade Forum 07-06-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By ope135
Don't know, but it looks like a tribute to the...

Don't know, but it looks like a tribute to the Ruana knives (except for the brass guard and cap).
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-24-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,911
Posted By ope135
As we (meaning I) get older, the weight of a full...

As we (meaning I) get older, the weight of a full size 1911 can get difficult to carry. I have recently moved to a Dan Wesson CCO (alloy Officer frame, Commander slide and barrel), and find it much...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-20-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,330
Posted By ope135
Dallas Gun Show today

Met my son at the Market Hall in Dallas where the biggest show in the DFW area occurs four times a year. It's usually sponsored by the Dallas Arms Collectors Association, but today it is sponsored...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 06-19-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By ope135
It's a great idea. I've been doing this for...

It's a great idea. I've been doing this for years.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-17-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By ope135
About 36 inches. Got my MPX Copperhead sighted...

About 36 inches. Got my MPX Copperhead sighted in without having to sit down anyway. Thanks again all.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-15-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By ope135
The interest is in using a portable folding stool...

The interest is in using a portable folding stool to sit comfortably and to place the rest on a table to provide a good hold on the firearm using a stable surface. Didn't matter today anyway. The...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-14-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By ope135
I'm trying to find out so I can use my pistol...

I'm trying to find out so I can use my pistol rest to sight-in a gun. A flat sign plane helps and want to adjust my portable stool to accomplish that. Don't know if there is a standard design model...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-14-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By ope135
Height of an indoor pistol range table

Does anyone know if the height of the table in front of a shooting point is 36 inches? I believe it is, but I'm not sure that is a standard. Thanks
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-13-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By ope135
There were only about 2,500 AR-10's made for...

There were only about 2,500 AR-10's made for Sudan according to what I've read. So it's quite a rare gun. No doubt the story as to how this particular specimen made its way to Switzerland is very...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 06-13-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,309
Posted By ope135
Have two friends that are senior finance...

Have two friends that are senior finance professionals and they have both told me, for the first time in their lives, they feel the need to own a gun. Naturally, I am happy to provide advice. ...
Forum: ARs ONLY 06-12-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By ope135
A 1950's, Dutch built model, possibly for...

A 1950's, Dutch built model, possibly for Portuguese Special Forces? Those were heavily used in the former African colonies of Portugal. AI had previously built about 2,500 for Sudan.

Great find...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-30-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By ope135
Moved from Connecticut to Texas a couple of years...

Moved from Connecticut to Texas a couple of years ago and I had the same question. Without going into details, there were just too many to carry in our SUV, so they had to be moved by some other...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-23-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,284
Posted By ope135
Well advised. But my take. People are scared. ...

Well advised. But my take. People are scared. They want to know that their hardware works. Especially if they are not experienced shooters.

On the other hand, they may just have wanted to do...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-23-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 813
Posted By ope135
RIP and thanks from a grateful American.

RIP and thanks from a grateful American.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-20-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By ope135
Auto Blaster, those are very nice and...

Auto Blaster, those are very nice and historically interesting Walthers. Beautiful condition as well.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-16-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,144
Posted By ope135
https://i.imgur.com/Cg1GfSr.jpg James Cann...

https://i.imgur.com/Cg1GfSr.jpg

James Cann in Thief (1981) holding down on a mob guy with a Jim Hoag custom made longslide. Aren't we lucky that we can buy longslides off the shelf these days?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-16-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By ope135
Walther PP and PPK

https://i.imgur.com/epLZC7P.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/QTh7Yg6.jpg

Any other fans here?

Just acquired the PP, but have had the little brother PPK since the 1990's. Got it at the Dallas Arms...
Forum: Blade Forum 05-16-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By ope135
The blade is .035" thick, which is why the knife...

The blade is .035" thick, which is why the knife is so light. Not a knife for more than day to day gent's use.

Tungsten is indeed one of the densest metals. The bezel of my watch is the...
Forum: Revolvers 05-11-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,516
Posted By ope135
Thanks, Pizza Bob. I was not aware of this and...

Thanks, Pizza Bob. I was not aware of this and thought the 25-5 was the only .45 Colt N frame.
Forum: Revolvers 05-11-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,516
Posted By ope135
S&W experts, please enlighten me. I have a blued...

S&W experts, please enlighten me. I have a blued 4" Model 25-5 (.45 Colt). What is the difference between that model and the 25-9? Both N frame, 4", .45 Colt?
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-10-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,144
Posted By ope135
Les Baer Premier II. ...

Les Baer Premier II.


https://i.imgur.com/10oOfdP.jpg
Forum: Blade Forum 05-10-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By ope135
I have one too. Well made and functional. And...

I have one too. Well made and functional. And not Chinese junk.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-10-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By ope135
Very cool gun. Almost bid on one recently, but...

Very cool gun. Almost bid on one recently, but as you note, ammo can be an issue. Looks like you solved for that.

Enjoy.
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